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International summit on smart wearable systems

Last results of the 111th General Assembly held in Montreux, June 14, 2016

New Ad hoc Group on sensors in wearable and small intelligent devices

Ecma International has published its annual yearbook Ecma Memento 2016

Last results of the 110th General Assembly held in Tokyo, December 9, 2015

Publication of new editions of Standards ECMA-370 and ECMA-400

Publication of 1st edition of Access Systems standards

Publication of new editions of NFC Standards

Publication of ECMA TR/107 1st edition

Publication of ECMA-262 6th edition

Publication of ECMA-408 3rd edition

New Ecma-wide patent policy option and new Ecma-wide software copyright policy adopted at the 109th General Assembly

Last results of the 109th General Assembly held in Montreux, June 17, 2015

Ecma International has published its annual yearbook Ecma Memento 2015

Last results of the 108th General Assembly held in Sapporo, December 11, 2014

The world's first 3D audio Standard ECMA-407 showcased in IBC 2014's "future zone"

A TC39 (ECMAScript) panel discussion will be held in Boston on September 23, 2014.

Last results of the 107th General Assembly held in Heidelberg, June 25, 2014

2013 Download Statistics from the Ecma Public Website

Ecma International has published its annual yearbook Ecma Memento 2014

Last results of the 106th General Assembly held in Las Vegas, December 10, 2013

Presentation to IMTC 20th Anniversary Forum, Porto, October 2013 by Mr. Clemens Par (Convenor of Ecma TC32-TG22) who will participate to the Conference on November 18, 2013 at 16ème Forum du Son Multicanal in Paris

Panel discussion at Bocoup in Boston about the JavaScript (ECMAScript - ECMA-262) language (available on YouTube here)

Ecma workshop on Dart



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